Real Name: The Shape
Identity/Class: Artificial lifeform
Affiliations: Professor Scuba S. Duba (creator), Kevin Boyd (accidental co-creator)
Enemies: Karl Minten, Vic Facsh (enemy spies)
Known Relatives: None - but calls the Professor "Unca" Scuba.
Base of Operations: Unknown
First Appearance: Charlton Premiere Vol.2, #1, story Its the Shape (Charlton Comics, September 1967)
Powers/Abilities: The Shape's elastic body can mold itself into any form it can conceive, allowing it to alter part of itself into weapons or tools, or even take on the forms of animals, including mythical ones (e.g. a flying horse)
History: Professor Scuba S. Duba is performing experiments to create an artificial life-form. He moulds a statue out of special chemicals, then exposes it to "super-hypertensity white aura-light ultra-ebonized light". But he can't get the balance right, until his clumsy nephew Kevin bumps into the light machine, accidentally setting it off and activating the creature. Naming itself the Shape, the creature proceeds to capture enemy spies.
Comments: Written and drawn by Richard Green. The character only made one appearance.
The Shape, newly-born, has only a basic grasp of English.
CLARIFICATIONS: Not to be confused with
Plastic Man, a hero with similar powers
Shapeshifter, an enemy of the Elementals
The Shaper, a Marvel comics villain and enemy of Darkhawk
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